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Health checks for women

A guide to routine health checks and tests for women, including mammogram, bowel cancer screening, blood pressure, bone density test and more.

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Allergy testing

Suffering from asthma or hay fever? They may be triggered by allergies. Find out more here about allergy testing.

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Should I be tested for skin cancer?

Everyone can be at some risk of developing skin cancer and the risks increase as you grow older. Find out here about how and why tests for skin cancer are carried out.

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Punch biopsy of a skin lesion

A punch biopsy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with your skin.

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Itchy skin

Itchy skin is a common irritation that can be very frustrating. Understand the different types of itchy skin and how to ease the discomfort.

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Pityriasis rosea

Pityriasis rosea is a pink, scaly and inflamed skin rash. Cool baths can help soothe the skin; sunlight can help fade the rash. Learn more here.

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Vitiligo

Vitiligo can be challenging to live with, mainly because of the way the skin looks. However, people with vitiligo are usually in good health.

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Skin cancer prevention

For best protection against skin cancer, we recommend a combination of sun protection measures. Find out how skin cancer can be prevented.

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Cervical screening test

Pap smears have been replaced by a new cervical screening test to detect human papillomavirus (HPV), helping protect women from cervical cancer.

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Vitamin D test

Vitamin D deficiency is common in Australians, so your doctor may ask you to take a test as part of your general check up.

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Just diagnosed with skin cancer

If diagnosed and treated early, melanoma is more than 90% curable. Learn about possible treatment options, questions to bring to your doctor and where to go for support.

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